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aristocracies, undergraduates, it was trendy to vote for the south. all of the philosophers supported the north. in "the education of henry adams," hero to that busy he wrote that the british are eccentric and so were the self and they appreciated that. so were the south and they appreciated that. they were instinctively anti- slavery. nothing was going to convince them otherwise of that. there understood the fundamental truth of that in the way that people in their ivory towers do not. because of the economic suffering they endured through not having any cotton throughout the war in the south, there was the largest casual campaign in british history to keep them going body and soul through charitable projects. even though it was suffering, it was not as much as someone turned off all the oil in the world. >> so the cot and workers in england, where the empathizing with the north -- so the cotton workers in england, were they empathizing with the north as an economic argument or a humanitarian argument? >> it was a humanitarian argument. it was not that everybody in england was pro-south. many
. it will cost u.c. students, $1900 more than last year and bring undergraduate tuition to just under $12,000 a year. that does not include room, board, books or campus fees. all of that combined would be a $31,000 a year tuition for anyone attending the u.c. system. yesterday students addressing the regents at their meeting said families had not been given enough warning to come up with the additional money that would be $1068 the increase would require and they expressed particular concern for middle income students that were not eligible for financial aid. dozens of u.c. service workers and supporters held a vigil. they are asking to reconsider the raises and avoid balancing the budgets on the backs of working families and students. they proposed this increase to offset an extra $150 million cut in state lawmakers enacted when taxes failed to get republican vote. back here live, as you arrive you will have to go past the barricades are that are in place. there should be a bit have a protest this morning. the board of rejechbts is meeting at 8:30. >>> thanks a lot. >>> las vegas police
undergraduate tuition by 12% for the coming fall term. this is on top of the approved 10% for the cal state system. take the previously approved 10% and suggested 12% hike, students would be paying $1200 more than just a year ago. raising the annual tuition for in-state undergraduates by 3588 to $5472 a semester that would -- a year that would not include room or board or campus fees. u.c. students face a 9.6% hike if the board of regents approve their increase next thursday. theirs would be the ninth fee increase in eight years. us a might suspect both boards cite budget woes. they say the additional increase is necessary because the newly approved budget needs to reduce the deficit. we are expecting students to, indeed, protest when the board meets this morning. we're live at san francisco state, nick smith, "abc 7 news." >>> right now the chp is investigating a fatal accident that shut down a freeway off-ramp in daly city for hours this morning. investigators say a pedestrian was hit and killed while trying to cross the 19th avenue off-ramp. driver who hit the unidentified pedestrian sto
, and my mom doesn't really work. >> reporter: uc undergraduate students were expecting to pay about $11,000 in tuition and fees for the fall semester. if this new hike is approved, the cost would go up by another thousand dollars, not including other costs such as room and board. at csu administrators are voting on a 12% tuition hike for undergraduates tuesday. that comes on top of a 10% increase approved last fall. it would mean an extra $600 for student there's. this graduate student at uc berkeley says the reality is that students are paying more for less. >> we're getting e-mails every day about the things that are going to be cut in terms of our classes, teachers, and also services. and my general reaction is i guess for me, i'm going to try to finish school as quick as i can. >> reporter: and a uc spokesman did not want to go on camera tonight, but diane, here is an interesting note. for the first time in history, this fall the university of california is expected to take in more money from student tuition than it will from state funding. live in berkeley tonight, monte francis, n
your undergraduate degree? >> undergraduate degree was from city college of new york. my m.a. was from brown university and my p.h.d. was from yale. >> what were all of those in? >> political science. >> where is your hometown originally? >> i am originally from new york. probably can hear it. >> from the city? >> new york city. yeah. >> manhattan? >> manhattan. that's right. >> what was your family like? >> my family was a blue collar italian american family. my grandparents were immigrants and very hard-working people, you know. and - doosh what did your father and mother do for a living? >> my mother worked in a dress shop and my father worked, well, we had a little italian bakery which he inthe inherited from hs uncle for a while. i have written storys about that. and he also for a while was a taxi driver. >> you don't know this, but for several years, some of our callers on our call-in shows have called up and admonished me or us. >> they want to know who this person is and his background? >> no. no, they said you never have on this network howard zenn, you never have on this netw
of from the uc system. uc officials are turning to undergraduates to make of the amount. the board of regents will meet in a couple of weeks to look at increasing tuition by another 9.6%. if that increase goes through, it will come on top of a previously approved a 8 percent tuition hike that is set to go into effect this fall. >> with the increase i would definitely take out more loans than i expected. it will be harder on me as well. >> many uc-berkeley student said the the state is putting too much of a financial burden on them. it >> tie the in terms of the tuition increase, it is unfortunate that that cost is being pushed on to the students rather than being fronted by the state. >> i cannot even imagine how will pay off all the loans. >> uc has raised tuition in nine of the last 10 years. if the latest proposal is approved, and stayed and did graduate will pay more than $12,000 per year. that does not include room, board, or campus fees. the amount is three times would students paid a decade ago. >> michelle balked and the shifting her presidential campaign into high ge
graduated high school, i went to the undergraduate college in st. louis, missouri, and came out here for grad school. fell in love with the san francisco bay area appeared all my plans changed, and this became my home. >> [inaudible] do we end up with a wells fargo here? another bank of america over there? what projects as going forward? supervisor mirkarimi: you read my mind. that is a perfect segue. i wanted to talk about rezoning, areas that fortified neighborhood interests so there is not another chase situation or wells fargo, or what have you, that should put us in this position again. >> i worked as an environmental analyst for a number of think tanks and then applied to that trade in law enforcement where i went to the san francisco police academy many years ago, graduated from the sfpd class, trained in environmental forensics, both here locally, state, and finally by the u.s. epa in a training center, and i worked with the district attorney's office in san francisco for nine years becoming -- before becoming elected supervisor. i was one of 20 people who co- founded the gre
will be voting for another increase. or they will increase undergraduate tuition by 12 percent. that annual tuition will be 5000 foreign hundred and $72. >> p g and e is not ready to settle out of court. it killed eight people last september this is video from that explosion. karen we will have more on what pg&e wants to do about this explosion. >> pg&e what a jury trial and insist they are not the only ones to blame. the wounds are very fresh 10 months after in the explosion took place. this is very vivid video eight people died 38 homes were disintegrated. pg&e contends that the explosion could have had from a third-party they did not go into detail what might have caused the explosion this is contrary to what happened a month later they were offering people money they were offering them 15 to $50,000. now they are backed saying it wanted go to trial we will get a reaction from the victims. and to say that the victims are partially to blame for this is outrageous. >> new details in the memoirs of jaycee dugard. that book is out today it is called a still life. in her first tv interview wi
hike. if approved, that would cost a full-time undergraduate an additional 294 dollars per semester. that would mean the annual tuition would go up. on thursday, the university of california regents are scheduled to vote on their own proposed fee hike. if the 9.6% tuition hike is approved, tuition and fees would climb to 12,200 a year. that hike would take effect this fall. >>> president obama is set to meet with lawmakers at the white house this afternoon to make another attempt to come to an agreement on the debt resolution before august 2. that's the deadline. democrats and republicans have been struggling to reach an agreement on cutting trillions of dollars from the federal budget. neither side is showing any flexibility that might generate hope for a speedy agreement. >> the fact is is that house republicans have a plan. we passed our budget back in the spring, that outlines our priorities. where's the president's plan? when's he going to lay his cards on the table? >> this isn't about future spending. this is about covering the bills from the past. mostly the bills from the b
in our industry. giving undergraduate credit. we also have an annual dinner, one of the best in the industry, where the industry comes together to recognize that we are an award winning company. >> how is the cable industry doing overall in diversity and employment? within the company? >> the industry is doing a great job. there is more work to be done, but our company is actively involved in we have additional programs needed to retain employees. if you look across much of the industry, of there are people over the last decade that have made great strides within the company. >> on the other side, people of color, or women, who are watching this interview, what would you tell them that they need to do to get prepared for a job in the cable industry? >> first, remember, table is high tech. you want to have a technological background. if you do that, that is great. cable is also big business. financing, marketing, and finally, of course, if you want to be on television we have places within the caucus these days. >> thank you. >> "communicators" also attended a technology fair
for financial aid. the undergraduate tuition would be about $12,000 a year, with other expenses that is about $31,000 a year, and students here say that sounds like a private college education. coming up at 5, rob will have much more on this story. >> thank you, tara. >>> oakland police are investigating the death of a woman whose body would you found burning in the middle of a rockridge district street. police received several calls after 4:30 this morning, about a body in ivan hoe road. they're trying to determine if the woman was killed there or if she was killed somewhere else and dumped in the street. they have not released any information about a possible cause of death. >> right now, i just cannot get into -- i don't want to talk about details. i only want -- few people intimately involved to be aware of some of those details. so i just cannot answer that right now. >> officers say it is an unusual crime for the rockridge area, which is known more for quiet neighborhoods and shops. >>> a morning accident took a terrible toll on a busy street in san francisco. a collision at the corner
of the nonprofit asian american arts community. she's received her undergraduate and law degrees from uc berkeley and bolt. born and raised in sacramento, california. she continues to call northern california her home. and now lives in san francisco. so, with that i'd like to introduce debbie yee as our first speaker. >> this is called jasper john's wagon. >> i have an idea of how the fifth star was killed dear empire not by gunfire at close range, not in the study with the pen knife, not by the umbrella, crushed by the revolving door not jostled or hemorrhaged the narrow drain. we caught the tar and the bullet we came to the body encostic casement of skin rig motor us framed the opened mouths scream. wail for your mother wrap our sons in silken ribbons in a galaxy. the cause has been perp traited. we are adrift on a baron sea. the fleet diminishes me. who shouts for us now, dear empire? this next one is a postcard for a reason that i kept of harold's club in reno, nevada. i don't know if it exists it's a really old postcard. harold's club made we think of harold and the purple crayon. harold's
. undergraduate studies in bird behavior. i worked 12 years in new orleans with one of the country's preeminent bird collections and advanced programs where we took care of birds that were injured in the environment. i was executive director of the san francisco zoo for 14 years were rehoused a specialized rapture breeding program, the very important pangolins breeding program and a key: the of flamingos. i was for six years national audubon society vice president leading the floor -- florida program and i am back serving on the order of the golden gate audubon society and sharing their conservation committee. i know a lot about birds and i know that -- the dangers that are posed by buildings and a multitude of evidence which you have had will presented to you by staff is established -- has established that. anyone who has a home or apartment with large windows at some time or another has probably heard a thump, a bird that crashed into it. it can do a truly wonderful things i birds save building standards. we ultimately are stewards of wildlife. the bird species that inhabit and pass through t
students would not be included in undergraduate enrollment figures. >> it is an issue they can run against democrats. it is about political advantage. >> opponents contend that rewarding illegals violates federal law. like california and texas, this legislation bases eligibility on were arrested with a high school, not residency status. the gop site costs. an analysis of the 2003 legislation does not offer a bottom line estimate. but it did suggest tuition revenues would increase for institutions that are trying to boost their enrollment. the 2011 dream act assumes 333 students would qualify 2014, costing taxpayers $778,000. by 2016, the figure could climb to $3.5 million, raising the issue of rewarding lawbreakers. it has seen by many republicans as a successful and run around the state house. >> i do not think one referendum tells us there is a trend. will have to wait and see. it would be much too cumbersome to govern by referendum. enatorther s responded to our request for comment. on tuesday, support is, which include the national action network, will hold a public forum to talk about
in undergraduate enrollment figures. >> this is all about political advantage. >> republican opponents say it violates federal law, but like california and texas, the legislation faces eligibility on where a student went to high school and not residency status. the gop also cites cost. an analysis of the legislation does not offer a bottom line as the months. but it suggests tuition revenues would increase for institutions trying to boost their enrollment. the dream that assumes 366 students qualify by 2014, costing taxpayers $778,000. that figure could climb to $3.5 million. the issue is seen by many republicans as a successful end run around the democrat- controlled state house. >> i don't think one referendum tells us there is a trend. we will have to wait and see. it would be much too cumbersome to try to govern by referendum. neither man responded to our request for a comment. they have submitted more than enough signatures to put the issue before voters next year. the issue remains a hot topic. tomorrow, supporters including the greater baltimore action network will hold a forum to t
're smarty pants. you have thought political philosophy since 1980. you teach a special undergraduate court called "justice." 15,000 students have taken it so far. you can watch this on youtube. you can buy the whole thing on d.v.d. "justice: what is the right thing to do." i'll bite. what's the right thing to do? [laughter] i got my own answer, but what's your answer, smarty pants. yeah. come on, you're the teacher. >> well, especially i teach by asking students questions. >> stephen: fire away. >> all right. shall we try one? >> stephen: yeah. >> okay. alex rodriguez of the yankees... >> stephen: sucks. did i get that right? did i get that right? overpaid. is that the answer? >> you know what he makes, $25 million a year. an average schoolteacher. what does an average schoolteacher make? >> stephen: $1.45. [laughter] >> about 45,000 a year. is that fair? >> stephen: yes. what is the teacher's batting average? [laughter] >> probably higher than a-rod's right now, but why... [audience reacts] >> stephen: yep. >> why does a-rod deserve to make that much more than a schoolteacher? >> it is wh
the point*. there is no better undergraduate teaching done other than williamsne college and our only alumnus was james garfield who did not serve as president very long but did not mean that he was not widespread the one thing on guardian -- garfield one said was my definition of the bestn? education this mark hopkins on a log and the student on the other end and all i can say this by mark hopkins. [applause] >> the next day's experience an unparalleled to work with one of those great scholars williams college is one of the few places it ise possible. i thought i would talk aboutit how jim came to write rosee about the line and the box claiming his memory is not as good as his mind butt actually because he is very modest and does not like to talkke about himself i thought i would talk about how this has happened as he had told me and as the cleaned and from other sources.e bi perhaps to give some background, the jim camejim into a family in eastern massachusetts that was not rose -- a new deal family he had a father who was a dartmouth republican if iin remember, a very large argumen
for the undergraduates. this is something i see columbia and us have and very few people else do and essentially it's two years of the courses and one of the courses for undergraduates is what is called the civilization sequence. .. >> and were back at the 20 aladdin chicago printers the literary festival. now i her elis cose talks about his book, "the end of anger." [applause] thank you.nk you. ellis, welcome back to chicago. he is a native son. ellis has a new book out. tod put it in some contexts, 18 years ago,n c you wrote the ragf a privileged class, which talked about african-americans --afrcan middle-class african-americans being unfeeling and excruciatini pain was the phrasee phrase. a new book is coming out this month, the end of anger which basically says okay feeling pretty good. so what happened? what changed? a lot changed. but before i even address that the book is interesting because you're right i did write a book about range, and the fundamental point that one person after another made in that book and conducted well over 100 introduce for the african-americans and the essentials play th
. >> thank you. >> in the spring of 2008, i taught a undergraduate course in math and finance. where we did present value analysis, duration of a bond which measures interest rate risk, black shoals formula for pricing options, capitalist pricing models, value at risk and valuation of risk of an investment. thank god the course ended in may of 2008, before lehman brothers went bankrupt. [laughter] not a single principle of finance that i taught wasn't violated by the people who were running these major institutions. it was incredible. let me just make one comment here and then a question. the course announcement was posted on the web site of gw in december of '07. this was an undergraduate course. i was amazed. i got letters from three staffers at the federal reserve who wanted to take this undergraduate course. i couldn't believe it because there's no way they could get an mba degree. so, clearly, they knew something was brewing there. but looking at your book, i looked at references to goldman sachs, and here's my question. behind almost every shady deal that has been exposed, for example
as an undergraduate. so i had to look at that and ask how confused i was. when i look back on it, as everyone on this stage will tell you, their first stage was -- their first year was confusing, maddening. we were experimenting. we were experimenting perhaps with a lot more than you will be experimenting with. [laughter] nevertheless, we are here now. what is the common thread that connects all of us? college education. [applause] do not be fooled. do not let anyone tell you that without a college education, everything is fine. we are in america now. we are in international scene now that without a college education, you are nowhere in this society and going further down. i know you do not want to hear that because people think that other people did it. high-school would be fine -- high school would be fine. it would not be ok. the ok route is what we have to tell you about. you want to go someplace, your elders, people who have done it have to tell you the roadmap. you cannot invent the road map for yourself. it is our obligation to give you that road map -- road map -- roadmap.. frisco day
of these loans. >> it the latest proposal is approved the undergraduate wets will pay an additional $12,000 per year it is three times what the students paid a decade ago. >> one of the closely watched murder trials has hit at a critical new phase. >> for the anthony family deep pain for all to seeing casey support mothers cindy her father and george. her brotherly and casey herself at times of an able to control her emotions the case it became a national sensation her mother casey partied unconcerned from month until her own mother called police alerting them to a possible bid dead body in america are. a seat said that she a had left her daughter with a nanny that it turned out did not exist. >> cayley's at death let casey lived the good life. >> they are saying did she dropped her daughter with chloroform and put that tape on her body. >> case it was raised to lie this child eddy years old learn how to lie a middlinge. >> the defense said that she was told to lie and cover- up the death of her daughter people fought for seats in the court room it had experts on decomposition and even a woman
a full time undergraduate an additional $294 per semester. now that means the yearly tuition would be more than $5400. it's not clear if that increase would go into effect in the fall or next spring. and then on thursday university of california regents are scheduled to vote on a proposed hike for the uc system. if the 9.6 tuition hike is approved fees would climb to $12,00200 a year. that hike would take effect this fall. >>> president obama and congressional leaders will meet again today as they struggle to reach agreement on raising the u.s. debt limit. this will be the third day in a row that the group has met at the white house. a 90 minute session yesterday produced no significant progress. republicans and democrats remain far apart on what needs to be done to reduce the deficit. >> it's not going to get easier. it's going to get harder. so we might as well do it now. pull off the band aid. eat our peas. >> i would agree with the president that the national debt limit must be raised. and i'm glad he made the case for it today. but the american people will not accept and the h
10 years. the latest proposal is approved, and steak, undergraduates with pay more than $12,000 per year. is that does not include room, board, or campus fees. the amount is three times what it is paid a decade ago. in berkeley to kron4 news. >> corp. holiday weekend means more office and on the road. that includes dui checkpoints like this one happening right now on lombard street in san francisco. officers are trying to crack down on drunk drivers. santos go without the only city try to keep citizens safe. here we tell you which town and cities are cracking down on >> so what--sobriety checkpoint are planned for several other counties listed. and these are just the ones we know about. law- enforcement tends to not give specific details about where or when the checkpoints will be. drivers can expect patrol in numerous locations such as the following. there also be increased police presence in other counties as well. again, no matter where in the bay area you live, expect to see police presence on the roadways. chp and others are asking anyone that is thinking of drinking to plan
, undergraduate and law school, they came to me and said now you've got to start paying it back 12 months from graduation. you pay 10% a year until you pay it off with a 3% interest rate. and i gulped and said how much is it? and they said it's $8,500. i thought i was finished. i couldn't imagine coming up with $850 a year plus interest to pay off my student loan. my wife and i had a baby and another one on the way and i was starting a new job that didn't pay a lot of money. i couldn't imagine how i was going to do this, but i did. now that i look back on that and consider what students face today, it's no wonder they laugh when i tell that story. $8,500. i'd be lucky to get through the bookstore at most colleges and universities today. i -- i may be exaggerating just a little bit. last year tuition at a four-year nonprofit college was $27,000. the in-state tuition at public four-year universities averaged averaged $7,600. cost of room and board of course would raise that higher. tuition has been raising faster than inflation for the last 20 years, sometimes growing at more than double the rat
dollars a year on top of last year 8% hike. both undergraduate and graduate tuition now cost more than 1 12,000 dollars a year. >> my husband and i are both berkeley graduate students and coming out we have 250,000 dollars in loans. that's a model that is not sustainable and we are not alone a.lot of graduate students just like us. >> regent said rate hike is needed after 650 million dollars in cuts through the state budget. not just uc students feeling the pain. earlier this week the csu system raised tuition by 12 percent on top of a previously approved 10% increase. >> san francisco doctor was killed and 3 other people were injured when a big really collided with a hospital shuttle bus. it happened this morning at the intersection of octavia boulevard and oak street. dr. kevin mack died after being loan from the shuttle. he was a uc sf psychiatrist and had taught at the medical school. driver of the shuttle had minor injuries. the driver of the big rig was not hurt. >>> the map accused of stealing a picasso from union square art gallery appears to have quite an art habit. mark
, southern rhode island, and then after i graduated high school, i went to undergraduate college in st. louis, missouri and then came out here for grad school, which fell in love with san francisco bay area. all of my plans changed and this became my home. i worked as an environmental analyst for a number of think tanks and then applied that trade in law enforcement, where i went to the san francisco police academy many, many years ago, graduated as a academy class, president of the class. trained in environmental forensics, both here locally, state and federally by the usepa in the training center in georgia and i worked for the district attorney's office in san francisco for nine years before becoming elected supervisor. >> and you spent most of your adult life in san francisco. >> yes. >> why did you make the choice to live in the city? >> oh, my god, i had never been west of the mississippi until i came here. growing up, we read a lot in our household but many of the books that i was drawn to were from authors who either came from california or spent substantial time in california dealing
's one way. and of course, we have many of our staff engaged in issues that might relate to undergraduate education on the berkeley campus in different ways, but the lab does much more than that. for example, every fifth grader in the east bay comes and tours our advanced light source. and i welcome you to come and visit it some time. >> it sounds like fun! >> it's an amazing place. it's a very large dome that houses it, and when you come into it, it looks like an ordinary building, but when you open it up and you look inside -- actually, it was in the movie "the hulk." >> oh, wow. >> there's one scene at the beginning of "the hulk," where he plummets into -- >> the good hulk or the bad one? >> i think it was the good hulk. i didn't really see the movie. i just saw that one clip. but at that point, it's filmed there because it's this giant, circular facility with all these instruments hanging off of it, scientific instruments. and you open the door, and am i in the movies? so, all the fifth graders from berkeley will come in. the doors are open and they're kind of pushing and jostling. an
is at stake with that tuition hike. that means that in state undergraduates could expect to pay $12,000 for tuition. student protests are scheduled for 1:30 p.m.. hawker >> 70 6:00 a.m.. we are back with more than a couple of minutes as we continue to follow that traffic cops thought. a sinkhole opened up in san jose. not really affecting the commute, the work should be done by the evening commute. we will be right back. >> the time is 7:39 a.m.. a fatal crash in san francisco, a semi hit a shuttle bus, a passenger was ejected from the shuttle bus and died. this happened a short time ago on octavia near oak street. we have a crew live on the scene and we will continue to bring you details as they become available. >> we are also falling whether this morning. the bay bridge approach, low cloud cover is beginning to break up. we will be following that, let's walk you through our with the headlines. breezy and cool conditions this morning. less cloud cover and fallog. this afternoon temperatures will be well below normal. no more eighties or nineties until the middle of next week. a
university in. the board will consider increasing undergraduate by 12 percent per this increase does not include rumble or our books. >> this explosion killed eight people last september they're making their request in court filings they're denying that the company should pay damages. there including the claim others that may be of responsible suffered in the last peblast. >> of 40 mirror held and is dead and they think what a mixed with soda was the cause. this happened on sunday early morning. her mother woke up to two of our guests and vomiting she took care of them and put them back to bed the key they had eaten bad food. >> she is not the type of person you would expect to do something like then she is not like that i think it was just a spur the moment. she is a straight a student and a very good person she is always happy. she watches over you and to make sure you make the right choices she was one of my best friends. >> they are not sure if charges will be filed against the dead girl's parents >> there was a protest yesterday because of a shooting that happened a week ago the
million more from university funding. tuition and fees for undergraduate students would top $13,000 for the coming year. >> california treasure says he may have to borrow as much as $5 billion for the state in case the federal government misses its august 7 deadline to raise the nation's debt ceiling. the state has contingency plans if the government ge faults on obligations it could shortchange education and it's not clear how much it will cost taxpayers. he is looking to secure a good interest rate. >> congressional leaders are expected to meet with president obama again at the white house today, sources from both parties say yesterday's two hour session was the most tense yet and very heated. president obama got into a big exchange with eric cantor and the president rejected republican demands that he accept a short term extension of the government's borrowing authority. it's causing mood discredit agency to consider a downgrade to the credit rating. >> for the first time this week, there was no need of windshield weather was nice with a big moon up there. >> big moon. gorgeo
for in-state undergraduates to almost $5500 and that does not include room, board or campus fees. >>> at a time when budget cuts are prompting higher tu television, governor -- higher tuition, govern jerry brown is considering a proposal to increase the salary of the president for the president of that university. that is $100,000 more than his predecessor was making. in a letter to the board, governor brown asked the board to reevaluate how it sets the salaries of administrators. >>> the university of california system is also considering a tuition hike. uc's president is recommending a 9.6% tuition increase at the university's board of regents meeting late this week. if approved, students would see tuition go up by more than a thousand dollars a year. the increase would also be the 11th in the past ten years. >>> the showdown over the national debt heated up today with the house, with the white house warning of a government default. >> no, we can't guarantee if there were a default any specific bill will be paid. >> white house spokesman jay carney said if walk does not raise t
. this was an undergarage watt course -- undergraduate court. i was amazed. i got letters from three staffers at the federal reserve who were going to take this course. i couldn't believe it because there's no way they could get an mba degree, so clearly they knew something was brewing there, but looking at your book, i looked at references to goldman sachs. they lost every shady deal exposed -- for example, ripping off gadhafi i read in the "wall street journal," you know -- [laughter] someone made a joke that if we could get the major investment banks in china and russia and japan, we could cut our defense budget by $500 billion a year -- [laughter] there's not a single economy in the world they couldn't bring to its knees in five years. my question with goldman sachs is this, given the deals, where -- why would anyone in his right mind take the opposite side of trade with goldman sachs? i mean, according to classical free market economics, if a person is a shady banker or something, people stop doing business with them, and yet, there they are bigger and badder than ever. >> but that only holds where the
? where are you studying now? >> caller: sure, absolutely. i was an undergraduate english major. um, i had, i was really changing a lot of things about myself, getting rid of destructive habits, and amazon kept recommending this novel. and i didn't want to read it because it's about this panther getting shot. and i finally did, and i fell in love with it. and then i started a master's degree working with native american literature and its intersection with science, and so i'll start my ph.d. at oklahoma state university next month in native american studies. so before it was just strictly british literature for me, and so it really, it changed. >> host: all right, trevor. thank you very much. linda hogan, the epigram -- well, if you want to comment on what trevor -- >> guest: that's good. i'll probably see you at some conferences in the future, and you can introduce yourself. well, the book, because the book is about different kinds of power that can't be explained always, i just said mystery was a form of power because it is. because there's mystery holds, holds, you know, it holds -- has
at loy-ola university of chicago pursuing my undergraduate with management with a paralegal and i plan to go to law school next year. [applause] >> and so i have this like -- this fantasy like my dream would be i'm teaching -- 'cause that's where i teach loyola law school and i work in the innocence project and you can sign up the summer after your first year and so i have this like thing, i'm at the podium getting ready for class and he comes in and he's a student. but he keeps saying he's not going to take my class. why? why is that? >> i can imagine her being my teacher like jovan, i expect you to be the best. i want you to be -- >> why? >> it would be brutal. >> darn it. [laughter] >> but i also work for mareville academy in displays and work with troubled youths, those who had a hard life. i worked directly with them, counseled them, teach them life skills. and actually this monday will be my second year anniversary from being married. [applause] >> my wife is actually in the back, andrea mosley. [applause] >> we have a question here. >> in your time in jail, did you meet people t
of the university ranking system. he points out with respect to the undergraduate experience that all schools are under pressure to pretend to be more research oriented and interdisciplinary this one. philosophically grounded professors in every area. yet this is not what actually works for most goals. i compare it to someone he noted the most successful single act was lady guy and therefore recommended all other entertainment likes become more like kirk. see is the only one who can get away with that stuff. so it is with yell and it's highly philosophical, highly policy oriented way of legal instruction. did work for yell because without as much time spent on boring old things like the old property law there were able to generate all sorts of a very influential new ideas. i will briefly summarize here because law schools like business schools and education schools, every five or ten years some new ideas squeaks through. so you had charles rice with the new property and that the is that the right to welfare payments and the right to a government job or the right to teacher tenure with the rig
was the first math major. i don't understand because i grew up in an age where i have an undergraduate in finance, nba finance, i can do what i want to. but as women we have to figure out that we have choices. we can do that with this. every woman is different and every woman can change a couple times during her life. i worked in corporate finance for 15 years. i ran a big corporate group. then i had two children and now i'm a writer. so the good news, nowadays you can reinvent yourself as you change and grow and decide that you have a different priority. in the and you have to be authentic, which means i am the same standing today in front of you as i am this morning. you have to be very clear about who you are and what you will and will do. i think you have to understand that it is important that no matter what you do you have to, and the end, love all the eggs are involved with. ladies, you know, we have a really big job in front of us. i mean that collectively. but i think that together i know that we are up to the task. the task is to be truthful -- truthful about judgment, create
to elementary school. we have a lot of women in engineering. sometimes more women undergraduates than men. but we have a problem with getting more women to get their phd or for them to go on to academia. that is seen as a lifestyle in part. i think my life is pretty good. [laughter] so part of it is through mentoring and dedication. it's not polite be want to work on just interesting problems. it's about let's make a difference in the world, let's build solutions. these are the kind of things if the students will get excited about. regular people wanting to make a difference in the world, not just solving equations and thinking, because it really is about community and interacting with people and about something bigger than yourself that and make a difference. of kids't think a lot know what they will study at a young age. i never knew until i got into reporting science for all the different fields that are out there. at a young age i wish more kids could know what was out there. i probably would have studied more. what about job prospects of interdisciplinary scientists? will they be wel
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